Art Works

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 30 - Desert Mob, Dalisa Pigram, Ron Hurley

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Guest host Rowdie Walden is at Desert Mob with Hetti Perkins; we meet Marrugeku's Dalisa Pigram in Broome; Angelina Hurley shares her father Ron's legacy; we follow the Journey Down; and slam poet Laurie May performs. (Final)

Season 3, Episode 29 - Arts Week 2023 - Happy Making

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From eel skin violins to paper flowers; from self-care compositions to performing with pressure sensitive floors, we meet a range of creatives for some making insights and some how-to inspiration.

Season 3, Episode 28 - Rafaela Rosella, Mikaela Stafford

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Namila meets digital artist Mikaela Stafford; artist Raphaela Rosella shares her co-created archive confronting incarceration at Brisbane's IMA; Art of the Cover with Sarah Mary Chadwick; plus, slam poet Huda the Goddess.

Season 3, Episode 27 - Erotic Films, Judy Watson, Olivia Davies

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Artist and filmmaker Charis Schwarz talks legacy and sex aids; we meet acclaimed Waanyi artist Judy Watson to discuss her expansive practice; meet WASO composer-in-residence Olivia Davies; plus Ernest Aines performs.

Season 3, Episode 26 - Moulin Rouge, Miff, The Chairs

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Guest host Rowdie Walden is at Moulin Rouge! The Musical; we look bravely at a new crop of Australian horror films at MIFF; things get absurd with The Chairs; plus a fresh perspective from Adelaide's Restless Dance Theatre.

Season 3, Episode 25 - Now Or Never, Stcsa, Joseph Tawadros

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This week, Namila is at Narrm's newest festival Now or Never; Zahra Newman embodies Billie Holiday; we get a synth lesson at Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio; and musical maestro Joseph Tawadros introduces us to the Oud.

Season 3, Episode 24 - Goma, The Weekend, Brendan Huntley

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Namila visits GOMA; The Weekend puts ageing and female friendship centre stage; designer Gary Bigeni talks colour confidence; we visit Brendan Huntley in his studio; plus, Classic Duets with Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs.

Season 3, Episode 23 - Lindy Lee, Halo Vocal Ensemble

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This week we find inspiration with Lindy Lee; meet Halo Vocal Ensemble and art influenced by dogs; Namila chats with Jordy van den Nieuwendijk; and the latest in our Instrumental Series with Koto master Satsuki Odamura.

Season 3, Episode 22 - Underwater Sculptures, Tee Ken Ng

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This week, we go diving on the Great Barrier Reef with underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor; enjoy a classical concert by candlelight; meet artist and award-winning animator Tee Ken Ng; plus slam poet Mel Ree performs.

Season 3, Episode 21 - Jamaica Moana, Paul Ryan, Ida Sophia

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We meet performance artist and Ramsay Prize winner Ida Sophia; Jamaica Moana gives us a lesson in ballroom; painter Paul Ryan talks to us about his collaborations with musician Bill Callahan; plus, Thando performs.

Season 3, Episode 20 - The Huxleys, Fulu Miziki, Bruno Booth

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Namila chats costume, gender and the importance of role-models with The Huxleys; Congolese Afrofuturists Fulu Miziki transform garbage into music; we meet disabled artist Bruno Booth; plus, slam poet Sarah Lock performs.

Season 3, Episode 19 - Rockamora, Evi Ferrier, Karen Marks

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Artist Kasper Schmidt Mumm cares for a bully; Evi Ferrier invites us into her mosaic home; Namila chats with artist Adi Azin; Karen Marks performs her rediscovered 1981 hit song; while Jason Phu is coming for your toys...

Season 3, Episode 18 - Naidoc Week Special

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Art Works regular Rowdie Walden hosts our NAIDOC Special. We check out emerging First Nations artists in WA; meet artist Bobbi Lockyer; slam poet Dominic Guerrera performs; plus a masterclass in the yidaki from King Stingray.

Season 3, Episode 17 - The Social Studio, Food Art, Cash Savage

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Namila visits the enterprising not-for-profit, The Social Studio; we dive into the ABC archive in search of food; meet South African musician Desire Marea; get a lesson on managing envy; plus, Cash Savage performs.

Season 3, Episode 16 - Straw Marquetry, The Other Art Fair

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We meet 'the punks' updating the art of 17th century straw marquetry; Namila drops by the home of artists Nabilah Nordin and Nick Modrewski; we visit The Other Art Fair; plus, a performance by slam poet Zaynab Ibrahim.

Season 3, Episode 15 - The Torch, Vivid, Ufo, Mdou Moctar

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We visit The Torch, a program for First Nations artists with experience of the prison system; head to VIVID; meld miniatures, theatre, live cinema and UFOs with re:group collective; and meet Nigerien guitarist Mdou Moctar.

Season 3, Episode 14 - Tina Turner, Rod Mcnicol, Ugly Art

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We meet the stars of Tina Turner: The Musical; Namila heads to the Fitzroy studio of acclaimed portrait photographer Rod McNicol; we get a lesson in ugly art; plus a spotlight on the work of Arts Project Australia.

Season 3, Episode 13 - Wah-wah, Youkhana, Ajak Kwai

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We meet Kaylene Milner, the designer working with artists and musicians to make iconic jumpers; chat with Nathaniel Youkhana ahead of their Australian Fashion Week debut; plus hear from Sudanese singer-songwriter Ajak Kwai.

Season 3, Episode 12 - Jessica Cottis, Germaine Acogny, Slammed

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We meet conductor and synesthete Jessica Cottis; Namila meets the "mother of contemporary African dance" Germaine Acogny before chatting with artist Nani Puspasari; plus a performance from slam poet Rania Ahmed.

Season 3, Episode 11 - Lacework, Perth Design Week, Computer Art

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Maggie Hensel-Brown shares her lacemaking practice, and we head to Perth Design Week. Bass guitarist Eric Avery shares his story on INSTRUMENTAL. We see how computers can make art and chat to Dr Leuli Eshraghi.